Site Offers Advice for Digital Age Parents


A recent article on A Platform for Good (PfG) provides guidance to parents navigating the modern digital world alongside their children. Understanding safety policies and online etiquette is becoming increasingly important for internet users of all ages.

According to the article, even young kids are tech-savvy, and frequently engage in video games, live chat feeds and social media platforms. The vast digital sphere can be frightening, but resources for protecting children online abound, including Suddenlink resources.

New Online Safety Site Enlists Teens’ Advice

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to online safety, this week launched A Platform for Good (PfG) – an interactive website aimed at helping parents, teachers and teens connect, share and responsibly navigate the digital world.

On the site’s What I Wish My Parents Knew page, teens are enlisted to help adults understand their digital world by submitting answers to the question “What I wish my parents knew about technology,” using 140 characters or less.  The answers will be used to help decide future content for PfG.  Teens who participate will be entered into a drawing for an Xbox.